Definition of bruschetta in English:

bruschetta

Line breaks: brus|chetta
Pronunciation: /brʊˈskɛtə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Toasted Italian bread drenched in olive oil and served typically with garlic or tomatoes.
    More example sentences
    • From jumbo chicken wings or warm chicken salad around the €8 mark to garlic ciabatta bread and bruschetta for €2.45 and €3.75, they also won't break the bank.
    • Minestrone with garlic bread bruschetta, buffalo mozzarella pizza, and homemade cannelloni would be followed by a selection of main courses including Chilean sea bass, tiger prawns, and rosemary spring chicken.
    • For starters, there were stonebaked garlic bread, bruschetta and tomato and mozzarella salad, at around the £3.50 mark.

Origin

Italian, from bruscare 'to toast'.

Usage

Note that bruschetta is spelled with -sche- in the middle but pronounced -ske-.

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